The digital news publishers would be asked to register themselves with the Press Registrar General within 90 days of the law coming into effect.
“E-commerce players must disclose how they choose the 'most relevant reviews' for display in a fair and transparent manner," Consumer Affairs Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said.
Big tech platforms are facing increased calls to bar Russian state media from using their platforms to spread propaganda and misinformation.
The developments may reflect a growing anti-war sentiment among Russians, though it’s unknown who was responsible.
Many of the same sites were similarly hit in February 13-14 attacks that the US and UK governments quickly blamed on Russia's GRU military intelligence agency.
A complaint lodged by the Registrar of Companies with the Hyderabad CCS police has sent the rumour mills churning with some putting the amount swindled to be hundreds of crores.